European Markets:  

EU markets closed mixed for the second day in a row, the DAX outperformed its EU peers to close up 1.2% at record highs. Positive EU data and euro weakness supported the rally in the DAX while the FTSE closed lower on stronger sterling and HSBC weaker than expected earnings report. The EUSXX600 index closed higher 0.64%. UK GDP is the important news on the agenda Wednesday morning, then FED minutes at 7 pm GMT.

 

Earnings on the agenda Wednesday morning: Vallourec.fr, Eiffage.fr, TCH.fr, Weir.uk.

 

MarketsDAXCAC40FTSE
21.2.20171.18%0.49%0.34%-
3 Months25.09%21.57%27.12%
1 Year8.06%2.23%12.11%
    

 

                                                                                  MARKET MOVERS  

Siemens.de2.88%HSBC.uk  -6.54%
Adidas.de2.46%Hargreaves.uk-3%
BMW.de  1.72%    
Capita.uk3.94%     
 Rolls Royce.uk3.46%    

 Forex & Commodities markets

The Euro and OIL were the important movers in the markets Tuesday, OIL rallied to close to 1.5% on OPEC output slash while the Euro continued its move south vs all majors to close near 12 month lows.

UK GDP is the important news on the agenda Wednesday morning, then FED minutes at 7 pm GMT.    

 

MarketGBPUSDUSDJPYEURJPYEURUSDGOLDOIL
21.2.20170.01%0.42%-0.2%-0.61%-0.1%1.44%
 USDCHFAUDUSDAUDJPYUSDCADSilverPLT
  0.55%-0.08%0.29%0.4%-0.25%-0.05%

 

Swing trades follow up –

AssetEntry pricePositionOpen profitDate triggeredStop lossRemarks today
       
Tui.de13.6950018015/213.91 
       
AUDNZD0650160513/20628 
DAX117604-59014/211900Stopped out     
Agrekko.uk10.74001003/810.7 
       
Anglo American.uk13.97700-39213/213.24 
Air France.fr5.9570048616/26.41SL changed
OPEN PROFIT  921$